Westchester County Department of Health Observes National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week


NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- During National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, Oct. 19 through 25, the Westchester County Department of Health encourages parents and caregivers to eliminate hazards at home that can cause lead poisoning in children and to assure their young children are tested for lead exposure.

Medicare Enrollment For 2015 To Take Place Through December 7th


NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Seniors will have the opportunity to change their Medicare health plan and Part D coverage for prescription drugs for 2015 today through

Westchester Learns Of First EV-D68 Case: Offers Important Tips to Keep Families Healthy


WESTCHESTER, NY -- The first case of case of EV-D68 virus in Westchester has been confirmed by the New York State Health Department. The case involves a child who lives in a long-term care facility in the county, has multiple and significant underlying medical conditions and is currently hospitalized outside Westchester.

Stay Flu-Free With A Flu Shot At Stop & Shop


NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- To help prepare you and your family for the upcoming flu season, flu vaccinations are now available at all Stop & Shop in-store pharmacies. No appointment is needed and vaccinations are provided any time the pharmacy is open by Stop & Shop’s trusted in-store pharmacists.

New Rochelle Surgeon To Educate Golf Fans on Joint Health at Barclay's Golf Tournement


PARAMUS, N.J. -- Stryker, The Official Joint Replacement Products of the PGA TOUR, has created “The Stryker Mobility Zone”, a fan destination that will bring its message of joint health to golf fans this week at The Barclays golf tournament at the Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, N.J., beginning on Thursday, August 21.

09/11 Blood Drive at the County Center in White Plains 9:00 AM


WESTCHESTER, NY -- Westchester County will once again hold a Marylou Seaman Employee Blood Drive in partnership with the New York Blood Center as part of its September 11th observance. The drive – open to the public – will take place Thursday, Sept. 11 at the County Center, 198 Central Park Ave., White Plains from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Celebrity Suicide Sparks Conversation About Depression


WESTCHESTER, NY -- The death by suicide this week of Robin Williams, an actor who had spoken publicly about his battles with drugs, alcohol and depression, has sparked a national conversation about ways to get help for others with similar problems.

Bats Are Back: If A Bat Is In Your Home, Catch And Keep It For Testing!


BatphotoWESTCHESTER, NY -- Bats are back, making their way into Westchester homes this month, and the Westchester County Health Department wants residents to know what to do if these unwelcome visitors drop in.

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